Mary Floretta Romanzi, 101 of Topeka, passed away Sunday
November 13, 2011.
She lived in Capaldo, Kansas most of her life and in 2008 she
moved to Topeka to live with her daughter. In June of this year she
moved to nursing care at Plaza West Health Center.
She was born September 23, 1910 in Daisy Hill, Kansas to John
Albert Johnson and Sara Johnson.
She was a homemaker, a member of the Frontenac United
Methodist Church, a member of Electa Chapter #23 O.E.S. Girard, The
Frontenac Eagles Auxiliary and attended several senior citizen centers in
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfredo Romanzi, her
parents, three sisters, three brothers and one grandson Rick Starkey.
Survivors include her daughter, Dora Starkey, five grandchildren
Joe (Darlene) Starkey, Alamagordo, NM, Steve Starkey, Linda (Bernie)
Trompeter, Jim (Sherlyn) Starkey and Jack Starkey all of Topeka. Eight
great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren, two nieces and two
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday November 18, 2011 at the
Friskel Funeral Home in Frontenac with Reverend Dennis Paschke
officiating. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. The
family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time on Friday.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 9 a.m. Friday. Condolences
can be sent to www.friskelfuneralhome.com Memorial contributions can
be made to the Frontenac United Methodist Church, memorials may be
brought by or mailed to the Friskel Funeral Home 230 E. McKay/P.O. Box
907 Frontenac, KS 66763.
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